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Reviewed September 4, 2020 via mobile

Amazing Shrimp Kabob & Damascus Bread! The hummus was delicious. Everything we ordered was fresh and so tasty. It can be difficult to get ‘comfortable’ going out during this COVID-19 season, but Al-Amir was super welcoming and very very safe and clean. Our waiter was...perfect!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed February 8, 2020

We have been there twice in the past month. The first time, we had the lamb gyros. They were delicious! We went back today, and had the protein bowl. Again, the food was amazing and the service is great. Very friendly staff. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 5, 2019

Three of us ate here for lunch. I ordered a chicken dish, it was dry and not very tasty. The salad was good and the baba and bread was good.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

Chicken was dry and presentation was extremely sloppy... There were random food items, for things not on the menu, all disorganized on the front counter. The lamb gyro was frozen lamb meat stacked together. Sadly, not one good thing to say about this place. Would...give 0 stars if possible.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

This restaurant is closed at this location. They moved to a smaller, walk-in location a few blocks away at 2431 Main St. (North Main or "NOMA" area). Great food!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

The place is clean and the food is acceptable. There is need to improve the food. Maybe having pictures in the menu will be helpful.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Passes to be the McDonalds of the middle eastern food.. everything looked and tasted like fast food restaurant. Nothing was middle eastern about it, not the staff, atmosphere, food taste, only names of dishes which were way over priced for the fact that everything was...prepared without real taste. Grape leaves I think were canned, gyro I think is from frozen no sauce or salsa, pizza so plain something was missing, shawarma was cubes of lamb. Overall, this place will not satisfy your middle eastern/Lebanese food craving.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

I have been a semi-regular at Al-Amir for several years now, but after my last time there, I won't ever go back. I've had two problems with dishonest wait staff. Last year, I went with a group of co-workers. We all paid separately, and when...all of our debit card transactions ran through, the waiter added an extra $1 to all of our tabs. (on top of what we all tipped). I contacted the restaurant, they were apologetic, and said they would mail us gift cards. None of us ever got them. No big deal, things happen. I kept going. Two weeks ago, a co-worker and I went for lunch. Paid separately. He paid cash, I paid with card. When the transaction cleared my account, the waitress had charged my account for both, and she apparently just pocketed the cash. I went by to talk to the manager, but he wasn't there. Left my information, but nobody has ever contacted me back. After two bad experiences and supposed lack of concern by management, I won't ever go back. Too bad, too, because the food is good.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Food was fresh and delicious. Staff was very courteous and service was great. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

The food is fresh and prepared a few minutes before serving you. I take all my business partners to this restaurant because it has great atmosphere and friendly, yet professional, service

Date of visit: June 2018
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